HID Global to Enhance Identity Management Portfolio With Quantum Secure Acquisition

HID Global’s acquisition of Quantum Secure will help customers meet identity management and compliance requirements.

HID Global to Enhance Identity Management Portfolio With Quantum Secure Acquisition

AUSTIN, Texas – HID Global has acquired Quantum Secure, a provider of software solutions for managing identities, access compliance and provisioning access within physical security infrastructure, for an undisclosed amount.

With this acquisition, HID Global will enhance its ability to deliver an end-to-end identity management solution. Additionally, the firm’s representatives say the deal will help HID Global address customer needs in managing identity, risk and compliance.

“[HID Global] has been at the forefront in delivering versatile management tool for all organizations, especially those in highly-regulated industries such as finance and healthcare with demanding compliance requirements,” HID Global President and CEO Denis Hébert says, “Going forward, the combination of Quantum Secure’s SAFE software suite with HID’s product portfolio will deliver ever better and more comprehensive solutions for our customers.”

Founded in 2004, San Jose, Calif.-based Quantum Secure’s SAFE software suite provides a single, fully interoperable and integrated physical security policy platform to manage secure identities, compliance and operational analytics across multiple sites and systems. With this platform, users are able to reduce operational costs and the risk profile of the organization as well as foster compliance with regulations across disparate security infrastructure, according to the company.

“The growing need for compliance and risk management for a diverse set of identities will have to be satisfied by intelligent, predictive data analysis and related process automation in a global security environment,” Quantum Secure CEO Ajay Jain says. “By bringing together HID Global’s best-in-class technologies, its global reach and Quantum Secure’s software suite, this acquisition will help customers mitigate risk and ensure compliance.”

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